Rise in stay-at-home mothers during recession because of cuts in state funding for childcare

Rise in stay-at-home mothers during recession because of cuts in state funding for childcare

Rise in stay-at-home mothers during recession blamed on cuts in state funding for childcare

8:17 AM on 8th August 2011

Tough decision: But for many women, work is now no longer financially viable because of cuts in childcare benefits

Tough decision: But for many women, work is now no longer financially viable because of cuts in childcare benefits

Juggling roles: A recent poll found that just 12 per cent of working women said they were happy being in full-time employment

Juggling roles: A recent poll found that just 12 per cent of working women said they were happy being in full-time employment

Top priority: More than a third of UK mothers opt to quit work after giving birth

Top priority: More than a third of UK mothers opt to quit work after giving birth